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Delaware Air Guard celebrates safety achievements
June 20, 2007
A Delaware Air National Guard C-130 Hercules prepares to taxi at the New Castle County Airport, Del., June 14 for a training flight commemorating the 166th Airlift Wing's 160,000th accident-free flight hour.

Air Guard retires last F-16A in service
June 20, 2007
Staff Sgt. Michael Brizuela marshals the last operational F-16A model Fighting Falcon in the Air Force into a parking spot at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The aircraft is being retired by the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Fighter Wing which now flies the more modern F-16C and F-16D models. This aircraft and two F-16Bs being retired will be stored at the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan.

National anti-drug and research programs honor Summit Racing
June 19, 2007
Ray Tatko (third from left) receives a plaque from Ron Steger, Air Guard Master Sgt. William Raby and Air Guard Capt. John Glasgow during the Super Summit XV event June 16, 2007. Tatko is the president of Summit Racing Equipment that supports anti-drug and other youth efforts in the community.

Guard wing transitions to Langley
June 19, 2007

Maine Air National Guard wing credited for environmental quality
June 13, 2007
Representatives from the Maine Air National Guard's 101st Air Refueling Wing meet with Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe in Washington. The wing, based at Bangor International Airport, was awarded the 2006 Air Force General Thomas D. White Environmental Quality Award.

Scuba-diving wounded warriors find equality underwater
June 13, 2007
Wisconsin Army National Guard Sgt. Darrell "J.R." Salzman, 27, an Infantryman who lost part of his right arm after the detonation of an explosive device near Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 19, 2006, learns to scuba dive from volunteer instructor John W. Thompson, a former National Guardsman, in the Soldiers Undertaking Scuba Diving (SUDS) program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center on June 7, 2007.

New Mexico steps outside the box to improve Guardmembers' weapons skills
June 8, 2007
National Guard members and representatives of other federal, state and local agencies with homeland security missions conduct a close-range firing drill during the Gunfighter Course near Albuquerque, N.M., on May 31, 2007.

Guard members sign up for bone marrow program
June 8, 2007
Chief Master Sgt. Michelle Siau swabs the inside of her cheek at the National Guard Bureau's Joint Force Headquarters in Arlington, Va., June 5 during a bone marrow donor drive. More than 330 Guard members and government service workers registered with the C.W. Young Department of Defense Marrow Donor Program that day.

National Guard amplifying substance abuse prevention efforts
June 7, 2007
Army Col. Ronald Shippee, director, Department of Defense Drug Testing and Program Policy, discusses the policy and credibility of substance abuse testing for the Department of Defense.

Soldier, supporters run after fight for her life
June 5, 2007
Army National Guard Warrant Officer Tammy Brooks, center, wearing her pink cowboy hat, is cheered by her friends, family and Guard coworkers at the finish line of the 18th annual Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure on June 2 in Washington.

New Scam Targets Military Spouses
June 4, 2007

A history-making State Partnership Program workshop in an ancient city
May 29, 2007

Director visits bases where missions are changing
May 25, 2007
Lt. Gen. Craig R. McKinley, director of the Air National Guard, discusses F-16 Fighting Falcon engine maintenance and repair operations with Senior Master Sgt. Troy Davis, noncommissioned officer in charge of the propulsion branch, while visiting the 181st Fighter Wing, Terre Haute, Ind., on May 18.

Improved Savannah training center still challenging Airmen
May 25, 2007

Guard's Lack of Equipment Puts U.S. at Risk, Chief Says
May 24, 2007

Injured Soldier and newest Guardsmen honored during baseball game
May 23, 2007
Commander of the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Brig. Gen. John Perryman (right) greets Sgt. 1st Class Steve Holloway and his son Stevie before the Tampa Bay Devils-Florida Marlins baseball game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., May 20, 2007. The general administered the Oath of Enlistment to 54 new Soldiers, and Holloway threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game.

America Supports You: Guard Soldiers, Families Get Books
May 22, 2007
Indiana National Guardsman Master Sgt. Roy H. Zenor, plans NCO for the Joint Maneuver Training Center at Camp Atterbury, Ind., and other volunteers there have worked diligently to sort through thousands of donated books, toys and games earmarked for servicemembers in Indiana and nationwide thanks to a recent donation made by Barnes and Noble. The giant bookseller recently joined America Supports You, a Defense Department program connecting citizens and corporations with military personnel and their families serving at home and overseas.

Defense Officials to Implement Guard, Reserve Changes
May 17, 2007

9-1-1: Nuclear detonation; Exercise Vigilant Guard tests National Guard's role as first military responder
May 16, 2007
National Guardmembers search for the wounded and the dead during Exercise Vigilant Guard at the National Guard's Muscatatuck Urban Training Center near Butlerville, Ind., on May 12, 2007. More than 2,000 National Guard personnel are taking part in Vigilant Guard, an 11-day exercise in Indiana that tests the National Guard as first military responder in support of the governor and the state emergency management agency after the simulated detonation of an 10-kiloton nuclear device.

Oklahoma Guard Arrives in Azerbaijan for Humanitarian Mission
May 16, 2007